From 1 to 4 June 2017, Singapore’s Biggest BayFest, of DBS Marina Regatta (DBSMR) has returned with high-octane thrills and spills on land and water. The regatta will be packed with a slate of unmissable activities for the outdoor enthusiasts, fitness lovers and partygoers alike from day to night, while watching the region’s top dragon boating teams battle it out against the iconic Marina Bay skyline for Asia’s highest prize purse of SGD 134,000. This year, see the debut of Singapore’s largest giant inflatable water obstacle course and Singapore’s largest interactive art dome to induce new & unique experience.
Jointly organised with the Singapore Dragon Boat Association (SDBA), this year’s international dragon boat competition will see an estimated 90 teams and more than 3,000 athletes gathering on the waters of Marina Bay to compete for cash prizes totalling SGD 134,000 – the highest for the sport in Asia.
Eventgoers will get the chance to experience sailing in the Bay during the regatta with DBS’ 18-metre tall Swedish Match 40 sailboats – the first of its kind in Asia. The sailboats, debuted in 2015 as part of the DBS Marina
Bay Sailing Programme, has been offering the public complimentary sailing sessions in the Bay since 2013.
BAYFEST ON LAND
This year also sees the regatta partnering up with electronic music festival behemoth Ultra, urban fitness brand lululemon, Bali’s famed beach club Potato Head and F&B curators The Local People.
* Battle Bay
This years' regatta sees the debut of Singapore’s biggest inflatable water obstacle course, spanning over 11,000 square feet (some 1,100 square metres), featuring nine challenging obstacles to navigate including balance blocks, monkey bars, wall scaling, and rope swings.
* Bay Beach
This year, the pop-up urban beach returns bigger & better, double in size from last year. Bali beach club Potato Head will be bringing in their legendary Coconut Bar here for the first time, complete with their signature uber fresh coconut cocktails and beers.
* Bay Dome
This year will see the installation of two majestic nine- and 7.5-metre tall domes at the regatta. Reaching a height of 7.5 metres, the Bay Dome will offer an immersive interactive art experience – Singapore’s largest – with an illustrated projection of the Marina Bay skyline. Eventgoers can customise their own characters and have their designs come to life on the projection to create an ever-evolving digital canvas.
* Bay Eats
For foodies, the regatta’s food village Bay Eats, will be curated by The Local People and feature food stalls from award-winning and the top new eateries in town such as the “Neo-Sin” restaurant Labyrinth, French eatery Garçons, The BellJar, Leng Leng ice cream and more.
* Play Dome
The nine-metre-tall Play Dome will host many of the fitness classes launched by lululemon during the day. At night, the DBSMR X Ultra Countdown Party will take place exclusively at the regatta from 7pm to 10pm, on Friday and Saturday evening (2 & 3 June).
For more information, visit:
Official Website: www.dbsmarinaregatta.com